The Wehmhoefer Farm

Price: $10,600 per acre
County: Will

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 46 miles southeast of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The farm is contiguous to the Village of Beecher to the west. Nearby towns include: Crete (7 miles northwest) and Lowell (9 miles southeast).
There is approximately 1/8 mile of road frontage on Town Center Road, 1/4 mile on County Highway 24 (East Indiana Avenue), and 1/2 mile on South Cottage Grove Avenue.
major highways
County Highway 24 (East Indiana Avenue) borders the property to the south, Illinois Route 1 is 1 1/4 miles west, U.S. Route 41 is 6 miles east, and Interstate 294 is 15 1/2 miles north.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates the Wehmhoefer Farm is located in Part of the East Half of Section 15, and Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 14, Township 33 North - Range 14 East (Washington Township), in Will County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 200 acres, more or less, according to the Will County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 183 tillable acres.
soil types
Major soils types found on this farm include Beecher silt loam, Markham silt loam, and Pella silty clay.
FSA Data
The FSA direct corn yield is 95 bushels per acre and the FSA corn base is 87 acres. The FSA direct bean yield is 36 bushels per acre, the FSA bean base is 81.4 acres.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Will County has a continental climate typical of Northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 142 days.
mineral rights
All mineral rights owned by the seller will be transferred in their entirety to the new owner.
Possession will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.
price terms
The asking price is $10,600 per acre. The owners are seeking a cash sale. A 10% earnest money deposit should accompany any offer to purchase.
Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Additional names and addresses will be provided upon request.
The 2011 Real Estate Taxes totaled $1,527.18. The tax parcel numbers are #22-22-14-300-001-0000, #22-22-15-200-003-0000, and #22-22-15-400-001-0000.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of the Wehmhoefer Farm.
The farm is zoned Agricultural.
Excellent opportunity - productive soils and future development potential.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
298BBeecher silt loam68.0011315010,200
531C2Markham silt loam52.601081477,732
153APella silty clay loam33.501361836,131
232AAshkum silty clay loam17.701271703,009
530D3Ozaukee silty clay loam6.9094129890
330APeotone silty clay loam1.90123164312
103AHoughton muck1.60130175280
530D2Ozaukee silt loam0.7010114098
146BElliott silt loam0.1012416617
Total Acres : 200.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 183.00 acres, or 91.50% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 116.62
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 156.66 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 143.34 bushels per acre, based on total acres

Disclaimer: Although the information contained in this brochure is considered to be accurate, no representation or warranty to that effect is being made. The information contained herein is subject to verification, and no liability for errors or omissions is assumed. The listing may be withdrawn with or without notice, and the stated price and terms are subject to change without notice or approval. The Seller further reserves the right to reject any and all offers. All inquiries, inspection appointments, and offers must be channeled through the Seller’s Designated Agent.

*Figures taken from the University of Illinois Bulletin 811, Optimum Crop Productivity Ratings for Illinois Soils.

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